Music at Hunter College
Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 30 students received a bachelor's degree in music from Hunter.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
Hunter Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
Hunter Music Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the music progam at Hunter compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The music major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Music. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Music Master’s Degree Schools||212|
|Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools||417|
|Best Music Schools||438|
In 2021, 9 students received their master’s degree in music from Hunter. This makes it the #163 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.
Earnings of Hunter Music Graduates
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $27,183. This is 9% higher than $24,982, which is the national average for all music bachelor's degree recipients.
Music Student Demographics at Hunter
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Hunter College.
Hunter Music Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 38% more racial-ethnic minorities in its music bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
Hunter Music Master’s Program
Of the students who received a music master's degree from Hunter, 78% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Hunter also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Music Grads May Go Into
A degree in music can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Hunter College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||11,530||$99,870|
|Music Directors and Composers||2,780||$66,120|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||1,770||$82,030|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Beyond My Ken under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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